Homeowners in the Eastover subdivision in New Orleans lost an appeal at the Louisiana Fourth District Circuit Court of Appeal, which found a state statute that facilitated the collection of association dues to be constitutional.
The Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a prisoner incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, finding he was denied due process with respect to the forfeiture of $1,330.
The state's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an Orleans Parish court decision to award nearly $1 million in damages to the children of a painter who died when part of a segmented concrete wall collapsed on him.
NEW ORLEANS — The Supreme Court of Louisiana has found that a lower court was wrong in ruling that a prisoner serving time on a drug conviction hadn't waited a full five years to seek return of $944 seized when he was arrested.
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a split decision for more than 80 Louisiana commercial crawfishermen who claimed dredging activities initiated by oil and gas companies in the Atchafalaya Basin caused damage to their fisheries.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court's summary judgment finding in a racial discrimination case involving a levee work project in Algiers and remanded it for further proceedings.
NEW ORLEANS — Former owners of a luxury home will have to pay their Realtor $114,000 in commission and $45,000 in attorney's fees after cutting them out of a sale in a breach of contract, a court has ordered.
NEW ORLEANS — After finding that the workers' compensation system and its medical director misinterpreted language of state administrative code, the Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower-court ruling that denied a claimant's request for a trial of a spinal-cord stimulator.